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Special People

2007, cert 12A, running time 80 minutes

Director: Justin Edgar

Enlisted to teach a class of wheelchair-users about filmmaking, neurotic filmmaker Jasper gets a little more than he bargained for. This hilarious comedy will make you laugh, cry and cringe.

Starring Dominic Coleman, Robyn Frampton, Jason Maza and David Proud

Director's anger over comedy film's 'disability' warning
The Independent



"...a milestone in mainstream cinema"
The Guardian

Reviews

"This film is, as the title suggests, a little bit special"
Eye for Film

"A well-observed tale with a big heart"
Screen International

Awards

Michael Powell Award Nominee for Best New British Film at Edinburgh International Film Festival 2007

Best Film Nominee at Gijon International Film Festival 2007

Best Film at Britspotting Film Festival Berlin

DVD info

DVD available in 18 May 2009

Special People

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Synopsis

Screenings

25 Jun 2008
- Warwick Arts Centre

Week beginning 21 Nov 2008
- The Genesis Mile End Road, London
- Phoenix, East Finchley, London; Q&A with the director on 22 Nov
- The Electric, Birmingham; Q&A with the director 24 Nov
- Showroom, Sheffield

3 & 4 Dec 2008
- Warwick Arts Centre; Q&A with director 3rd Dec

31 Jan 2009
- Station Cinema, Richmond, N Yorks

14-19 Jan 2009
- National Media Museum, Bradford

21 Jan 2009
- Zoom, Wales's International Young People's Film Festival

2-4 Feb 2009
- Chapter Cardiff

5 Feb 2009
- FACT Liverpool

18 Feb 2009
- Norden Farm Maidenhead

1 & 2 March 2009
- Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan

8 March 2009
- Curzon Clevedon, Bristol

6 April 2009
- Darlington Arts Centre

DVD



Trailer

More details: Special People website.

 

 

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